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The call to arms
Title : The call to arms The call to arms
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Creator : Hughes, Billy, 1862-1952
Source : Jarman family, PRG 980/16/1/1
Date of creation : 1915
Format : Letter
Contributor : State Library of South Australia
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Letter headed 'Call to arms' dated 15th December 1915 and signed W. M. Hughes, Prime Minister of Australia. It appeals for more Australian men to volunteer for the armed forces to achieve a 'speedy victory'.


Subjects
Coverage year : 1915
Period : 1914-1918
Further reading :

Jauncey, Leslie C. The story of conscription in Australia, [South Melbourne] Macmillan of Australia, 1968

State Library of South Australia. Conscription and enlistment, [Adelaide]: State Library of South Australia, 1997

Internet links :

Anzac Day Commemoration Committee (Queensland) See: History: information about conscription in both World War 1 and World War 2 sections

Australian War Memorial See: Research and Family History: Encyclopedia: Conscription

State Library of New South Wales: World War I and Australia Research Guide: Recruitment and conscription

State Library of Victoria: Ergo See: Explore history: Australia & WWI: Home WWI: Arguments over conscription


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